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The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board (Water Board) requests public comments on many types of draft documents: Basin Plan amendments, adoption of TMDLs (Total Maximum Daily Loads), NPDES permits, Waste Discharge Requirements, Site Cleanup Requirements, Enforcement Orders, California Environmental Quality Act documents and more. This page contains links to public notices for projects currently in a public comment period. In addition, you will find links to pages containing support materials (fact sheets, regulation text, etc.) below the public notices.

You may also visit the Water Board Meeting Calendar for information about comment periods, public hearings and meetings.


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Basin Planning and TMDLs

NEW - Proposed draft Basin Plan amendment and supporting staff report for the North San Francisco Bay Selenium TMDL is available for comment. The 45-day public comment period ends by 5 p.m. on September 8, 2015. Regional Water Board staff will consider comments, make revisions as appropriate, and bring the TMDL to the Water Board for adoption consideration at a Public Hearing on November 18, 2015.



  • For public notices and draft documents for review on NPDES related matter, please see Proposed (Tentative) Orders for Consideration by the Board.

Site Cleanup

A proposed Tentative Order is being considered for the former Glovatorium, Inc. property located in Oakland, Alameda County. The Order (Site Cleanup Requirements) would require completion of the remedial investigation and preparation of a remedial action plan. Following the comment period ending June 30, 2015, Regional Water Board staff will consider comments received and determine whether the Order should be issued administratively by the Executive Officer or adopted by the Regional Water Board following a public hearing.The comment period has been extended to August 31, 2015.
A Tentative Order is being considered for the Hamlin Dry Cleaners site in Lafayette, Contra Costa County. The Order (Amendment of Site Cleanup Requirements) would amend Order No. R2-2011-088 as follows: remove dischargers from the Order due to death, revise soil gas cleanup standards to reflect the Regional Water Board's updated Environmental Screening Levels, and add interim remedial action tasks to the Order. Regional Water Board staff will consider comments received and determine whether the Order should be issued administratively by the Executive Officer or adopted by the Regional Water Board following a public hearing. The public comment period is closed and staff is processing comments.

Section 401 Water Quality Certification

Comment Period Project Name City/County
7/31/2015 - 8/20/2015 Taxiway B Culvert Replacement Half Moon Bay, San Mateo Co.
7/31/2015 - 8/20/2015 Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project Multiple, Multiple
7/31/2015 - 8/20/2015 Union Pacific Railroad Martinez Subdivision Mp 44.95 Bridge Replacement Martinez, Solano Co.
7/31/2015 - 8/20/2015 San Francisco Ferry Terminal - Phase 2 San Francisco, San Francisco Co.
7/31/2015 - 8/20/2015 Aqua Vista Homeowners San Rafael, Marin Co.
7/31/2015 - 8/20/2015 Culvert Replacement and Channel Restoration Pacifica, San Mateo Co.
8/11/2015 - 9/1/2015 Travis Air Force Base Taxiway Lights and Shoulders Project Fairfield, Solano Co.
8/11/2015 - 9/1/2015 Frog Alley Bridge at Gale Ranch San Ramon, Contra Costa Co.
8/11/2015 - 9/1/2015 Non-Motorized Pathway - North San Pedro to Merrydale Project San Rafael, Marin Co.
8/11/2015 - 9/1/2015 Mare Island Dry Docks Navigation Maintenance Dredging Vallejo, Solano Co.
8/11/2015 - 9/1/2015 Habitat Enhancement and Bank Toe Protection at Guadalupe River Bridge San Jose, Santa Clara Co.
8/11/2015 - 9/1/2015 Napa Airport Corporate Center Phase 111 Napa, Napa Co.
8/11/2015 - 9/1/2015 High Tide Refuge Islands for the San Francisco Estuary Invasive Spartina Project Multiple
8/11/2015 - 9/1/2015 Stinson Beach Wastewater System Rehabilitation Stinson Beach, Marin Co.
8/11/2015 - 9/1/2015 Emergency Flap Gate and Culvert Installation Napa, Napa Co.
8/21/2015 - 9/11/2015 Treasure Island Emergency Fire Suppression Suction San Francisco, San Francisco Co.
8/21/2015 - 9/11/2015 Glenwood Avenue Bridge Scour Mitigation Project Ross, Marin Co.

Resolutions for Consideration by the Board

Urban Stormwater